Category Archives: op-ed

Trump: Making gong-ringers happy everywhere

It’s like watching bad porn. Maybe his story can be a cautionary tale.  Watching presidential elections unfold is not unlike watching and participating in a gong show. Enticing people, holding their attention, creating a mystique about one’s self is a … Continue reading

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Men and Inequality: The Double-Edged Sword

(repost)    (Image via Criticalcommons.org) I’d long been afraid of men. They get angry in a way that I don’t, and they seem to respond to their own source of stress, a stress that I couldn’t identify with. For that … Continue reading

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Exploring the true meanings of public information and private information

This was a thought-provoking article from a Medium writer on the true meaning of public information. What does it all mean anymore? “A stranger could park a drone with a webcam outside your window and live-stream video footage from inside … Continue reading

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Taylor Swift Writes Op-Ed on the Music Biz: ‘Music Should Not be Free’

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Golden rice in Texas? Evaluating genetically engineered rice-by-design

Golden Rice is a saffron-colored bioengineered rice that a lot of people are trying to make a case for. Greenpeace doesn’t support golden rice. Proponents of the non-GMO movement don’t like the idea of altering food in any way, shape … Continue reading

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Cell phones and the 4th Amendment

“On Tuesday, the Supreme Court will consider whether law enforcement officers during an arrest may search the contents of a person’s mobile phone without a warrant. The court should recognize that new technologies do not alter basic Fourth Amendment principles, … Continue reading

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Snitch Lamp helps reveal why social media is ridiculous

(pic from Dangerous Minds page) Dangerous Minds asks if the eavesdropping lamp is stupid or evil, but I think it’s neither. It’s more like art in that it holds a reflection up to us, if not a mirror, at least … Continue reading

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